Across the Northeast The Carrot Project provides financing and assistance so producers and processors thrive.
Free assistance is available to all potential borrowers, and in many cases free or cost-shared assistance is available for other farm and food enterprises. Our programs change often so please contact us to see what is currently available. Get help revising your business plan, generating cash flow projections, answering questions and decision making about accessing financing, or preparing materials for your The Carrot Project loan application.
The Carrot Project provides financing and business assistance so farm and food enterprises thrive. We support farmers and food entrepreneurs to become ready for capital and manage it successfully. We offer specific programs for loans and related financial technical assistance for farm and food enterprises. Our service are available to farm, forestry and fishery businesses, and to processing, distribution and storage enterprises with any type of local agricultural product. We serve those who may not be able to obtain financing elsewhere including startups and beginning farmers. Regions served include Vermont, Maine, Massachusetts, the Greater Berkshires and Hudson Valley.